What if books had hidden “Easter eggs” like in the movies?
Sometimes in movies the viewer will find hidden or bonus information that only someone who has seen all of the other related movies would understand. For example, in Disney’s Aladdin, when Jasmine’s father is Continue reading
What better way to celebrate the release of the live action Beauty and the Beast movie than to share a piece that encompasses all of the magic of the story? This piece really brought to life certain scenes in the fairy tale for me Continue reading
Disney music has been re-composed in the style of famous classical composers.
This is not a drill. Continue reading
The face you get when you give a classical pianist an electric guitar
I’ve discovered that playing Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” on the heavy metal setting of my electric guitar is not only awesome, but super cathartic. As a result, I’ve been thinking about other songs I could crank Continue reading
If Mermaids Wore Suspenders turned one year old yesterday! (I guess that means it’s sleeping more at night and will start to babble soon?) I’m thrilled that so many of you have found this blog enjoyable. Always feel free to leave comments or email me with any questions or thoughts you may have about the blog’s content! I love exploring different viewpoints on books and music with people.
To celebrate this first blogiversary, here’s a look back at my first blog post–just in time for the Olympics!
Alice: Obstacle course racing
Just like in Wonderland, she wouldn’t Continue reading
I am making a prediction.
You know how in Frozen Hans has twelve older brothers? Well, to me that sounds an awful lot like a set up for some version of the Twelve Dancing Princesses fairy tale. After all, it sure is a convenient number of brothers to have…
So I’m calling it now. We can look forward to Disney’s version of this fairy tale sometime in the future.
It’s common knowledge that Disney’s The Lion King is based on Hamlet, where Mufasa is King Hamlet Sr., Simba is Hamlet Jr., and Scar is Claudius (I guess that would make Nala Ophelia??). So it got me thinking: do any other literary characters resemble Disney characters in some way?
George Wickham from Pride and Prejudice = Hans from Frozen
Both Wickham and Hans know how Continue reading